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Goffredo-Matus (MDA) Secure Their Fifth World Title 02/09/2019

2019 WDSF PD World Championship Latin Bangkok Final | © Roland

Another impressive win for the hard-working Moldovans, who secured their fifth World title, the second in Professional Division late on Sunday evening in Bangkok. Gabriele Goffredo – Anna Matus (MDA) enjoyed the event, thanked the organisers and convinced that the story continues, as there are already events to look forward to.

The runners-up, Marts Smolko – Tina Bazykina (LAT) had a tight and exciting battle for the silver with Vincenzo Mariniello – Sara Casini (ITA) and Hou Yao – Zhuang Ting (CHN), as the three couples received nearly equal scores throughout the final. In the end, the Italians won the bronze and the Chinese were left outside the podium.

The final result:

1. Gabriele Goffredo – Anna Matus, MDA
2. Marts Smolko – Tina Bazykina, LAT
3. Vincenzo Mariniello – Sara Casini, ITA
4. Hou Yao – Zhuang Ting, CHN
5. Kirill Kolpashchikov - Julia Remizova, RUS
6. Mario Cecinati - Rosaria Messina Denaro, ITA

 

The WDSF PD World Open Standard ended with Bjorn Bitsch – Ashli Williamson (DEN) taking home the gold medals. Nikolay Darin – Natalia Seredina (MDA) ranked second and Andrey Motyl – Ekaterina Kim (RUS) third.

On Friday evening, Evaldas Sodeika – Ieva Zukauskaite (LTU) started their well-earned short holiday by winning the WDSF World Open Standard. Evgeny Nikitin – Anastasia Miliutina (RUS) ranked second and Tomas Fainsil – Violetta Posmetnaya (GER) third.

On Saturday evening, Timur Imametdinov – Nina Bezzubova (GER) were fine-tuning their new figures for the World Championship, and they won the WDSF World Open Latin. Edgar Marcos Borjas – Alina Nowak (POL) ranked second and Konstantin Gorodilov – Dominika Bergmannova (EST) ranked third.

In Youth age group  double winners were announced as Kosei Sotome – Eika Sotome (JPN) secured a win in both WDSF Youth Open Standard and WDSF Youth Open Latin.